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Welcome to the Biology Department

The Science Building

Welcome to the Biology Department at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Graduate students can enroll in both MSc and PhD programs and study with faculty in Biology and those affiliated with other Faculty of Science units at Memorial University. Our department offers several undergraduate programs including an Honours program and field courses. 


Take Biology field courses in Harlow, England

Harlow Photo Credit Dr. Sally Goddard

Memorial University's Department of Biology offers undergraduate courses at Harlow each Spring semester. BIOL 4910 (Vertebrate Diversity and Adaptation) and BIOL 4911 (Applied Biology) and a new Non-Major Course BIOL 3820 (Foundations of Biology) will be offered at Harlow spanning the month of May.



Congrats to our Graduates!


It is my pleasure to congratulate all of the Biology graduates for the Spring 2015 convocation. Well done! I’m sure you all cannot believe how fast the time has gone. We are very proud of our diverse and successful Biology graduate and undergraduate programs and the high quality of our graduates.

Best wishes for your future career.

Dr. David Innes, Acting Head of Biology

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2015 Science Fair Biology Prizes

Fiona Cuthbert(Biology), Alyssa Young, Haleh Zabihi, Evan Youden

The Department of Biology of Memorial Univeristy awards 3 Prizes each year at the Eastern NL Science & Technology Fair. Members of the department play an active role in this yearly event that brings together over 300 of the best and brightest Grade 7 to 12 Science students of Eastern Newfoundland.


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